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How do I manage daily living after having an amputation?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Living with an amputation can be a challenge both physically and emotionally. Physical therapy and exercise can help you regain strength and balance. If you have an artificial limb, practicing with it will help you learn how to manage daily activities confidently and independently. If you are experiencing pain, your doctor may be able to provide pain medication. Or, if you are feeling a sense of loss, counseling might be right for you.

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